Example of Tornado Warning – Catastrophic Tornado Threat

ZCZC STLTORLSX DEF TTAA00 KLSX 241820 ILC027-163-189-241845/T.NEW.KLSX.TO.W.0007.120224T1820Z-120224T1845Z/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO 1220 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2012 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... WESTERN CLINTON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS... NORTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS... NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 1245 PM CST * AT 1216 PM CST...TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR BELLEVILLE AND SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE. A CONFIRMED LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR SHILOH MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. HAZARD...DEADLY TORNADO. SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO. IMPACT...LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO HOMES AND BUILDINGS...UPROOTED TREES AND DEBRIS WILL RESTRICT ACCESS INTO MANY AREAS. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SCOTT AFB...MASCOUTAH...LEBANON...NEW BADEN...BREESE...NEW MEMPHIS...TRENTON...ALBERS...GERMANTOWN...AVISTON...BECKEMEYER... SUMMERFIELD...DAMIANSVILLE AND BARTELSO. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TO REPEAT...A LARGE...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE...TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS. && LAT...LON 3841 8999 3859 9002 3866 8962 3865 8960 3866 8959 3869 8944 3846 8940 TIME...MOT...LOC 1820Z 261DEG 31KT 3852 8988 TORNADO...OBSERVED TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC HAIL...1.75IN $$

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